How do you treat Osteopenia 

How do you treat Osteopenia , so as to reverse it and prevent it from becoming Osteoporosis?  You can reverse Osteopenia. There are dozens of treatments. Some are natural and others are pharmaceutical. 


First, let us consider the pharmaceutical solutions. If your health care provider prescribes a pharmaceutical drug to treat your Osteopenia, I suggest that you read up about that drug on the Drug Treatments page .  Then be faithful in taking the drug. If you have significant side effects, do let your health care provider know. There are many different pharmaceutical drugs that can be used. 

Second, I hope you will not just rely on pharmaceutical drugs to solve your problem. There is work you can do to reverse your bone loss. For example, if you know WHY you developed Osteopenia or Osteoporosis, you are in a position to reverse those causes that may be related to your life style. 

Yes, knowing your individual cause or causes for bone loss is important if you want not only want to find your effective treatments but also want to prevent Osteopenia or Osteoporosis from developing again.  Example. If your bone loss is a result of a Vitamin B12 deficiency, increasing your Vitamin B12 levels will prevent Osteopenia or Osteoporosis from returning in the future. 

If you have not read the page listing Causes of Bone Loss, I suggest that you do that now.

1. Read the page Causes of Osteopenia, Osteoporosis 

2. Make of list of all those causes that fit you and your lifestyle. 

3. Then spend a bit of time analyzing your list.  Are there some causes that you can eliminate or reverse on your own? Examples: chronic dehydration, sedentary life style, your current diet etc. (You may find pages on this site that will help you in this eg. pages concerning Natural Treatments for Osteopenia, Osteoporosis

4.Be systematic.  If you really want to be successful with How do you  treat Osteopenia or Osteoporosis, it is worth making a list of all the causes of your bone loss that are under your control. Then take some time to decide how you can eliminate or address each of those causes.   

This web site offers suggestions and proven solutions for the many causes of bone loss on the INDEX page. Many people find that putting such information in writing so you can read and reread it on a regular basis really helps. 

So this site offers information about How to treat Osteopenia and Osteoporosis. You want to follow your health care provider's instructions. Do keep in touch with your health care provider. You not only want to follow your health care provider's instructions but it is also important to keep her/him informed about other things you are doing.  And if s/he has any questions about the value of what you are doing, you can refer to the published scientific studies cited on the page you are using from this site.

I wish you all the best in your work to rebuild strong ones. I hope that this page How treat Osteopenia, Osteoporosis proves to be useful for you.